After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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The Reality Of Wonderland

By Christopher Treacy Photo: Paula Court When I spoke with Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick years ago, she'd retired from rock 'n' roll in favor of painting. But the trippy subject matter remained - Slick [...]

By |2013-11-28T09:00:00-05:00November 28th, 2013|Entertainment|

Dude Looks Like A Lady

Across 1 With 56-Across, "Today" Halloween character of 2004 6 "The African Queen" author 10 Last year's frosh 14 Socrates' market 15 Cold feet 16 Scarlett's plantation 17 Guitarist Eddie Van ___ 18 Turned tail [...]

By |2013-11-28T09:00:00-05:00November 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

A Forced ‘Noel’

By Carolyn Hayes As a form, sketch comedy pairs well with evolution and experimentation. While all it takes for a great sketch show is a plethora of laugh-along scenes, the addition of a unique structure [...]

By |2013-11-28T09:00:00-05:00November 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

World AIDS Day Commemorated In Michigan Events

Compiled by Shelby Clark November 27 Free HIV Testing 6 p.m Presented by Affirmations and Michigan AIDS Coalition. Last test given at 8:30 p.m. Affirmations, 290 W. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale. November 28 The [...]

By |2013-11-28T09:00:00-05:00November 28th, 2013|Michigan, News|

How To Survive A Plague Comes To PBS

Academy Award nominee How To Survive A Plague will premiere on PBS Independent Lens Dec. 30 at 10 p.m.(check local listings). The film is the story of two grassroots coalitions -- ACT UP and Treatment [...]

By |2013-11-28T09:00:00-05:00November 28th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Robert Ritchie

Creep Of The Week It was only a matter of time before someone made the connection between the fact that Illinois now recognizes marriage equality and the fact that Illinois was recently hit by tornadoes. [...]

By |2013-11-28T09:00:00-05:00November 28th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|